Eugene Buchanan

The deep and dark grand Canyon

Mission: Improbable

British Columbia’s Grand Canyon of the Stikine River is one of the great whitewater problems: a 45-mile stretch of Class V–VI rapids that has been successfully paddled by fewer than a hundred...

Tague (left) with Cruise

Tom Cruise's Climbing Coach

Climber Aaron Tague taught Tom Cruise how to scale a climbing wall for a scene in the upcoming film Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.

Gauley Fest

Tools of Summer. All the gear you need to rock our favorite sun-season events, including Gauley Fest.

Anderson Cooper

Adventure Icons

It's not enough to be at the forefront. In an era when everything has supposedly been done, these adventure icons ignore convention, court risk, and let their passion lead the way.

Kayak New Zealand

A River Different

With a world-class guide, far-flung kayak expeditions are now within the layman's reach

Going Big

Five wunderfamilies show how children are no impediment to real, no-holds-barred, self-supported adventure.